Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI) – Assistant Professor (tenure-track)

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Landscape Architecture, Planning Science or related fields at the Agricultural University of Iceland (AUI)

The Agricultural University of Iceland seeks applicants to fill a full time tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in landscape architecture, planning or related fields. Expectations The Assistant Professor is expected to:

-Establish internationally recognized research in his/her field of expertise, secure Research funding and participate in domestic and international research projects.

-Teach established undergraduate and graduate courses, supervise graduate students and, if relevant, develop his/her own undergraduate and graduate courses.

– Participate in the faculty‘s administrative work as relevant.


-PhD in landscape architecture, architecture, planning science, urban planning or similar fields.

– Solid research experience, track record of publishing own research in acknowledged forum and a clear vision of future research

– Experience with teaching and/or knowledge transfer and the will and ability to develop new approaches in this regard.

– Experience in securing research funds, individually or in collaboration with others Excellent collaboration and communication skills.

Work will commence in 2020 as agreed between the appointee and the university. Evaluation of the application and academic merits will be in accordance with the Act on Public Universities No. 85/2008 and regulations on recruitment and promotion of academic staff at the Agricultural University of Iceland from September 20th, 2012. The Rector is permitted to grant a promotion to the position of Associate or Full Professor immediately following a new recruitment, should the appointee fulfil required qualifications. Salary is in accordance with the current collective wage and salary agreement between the relevant union, and the Minister of Finance. Rights and obligations otherwise follow the Act 70/1996 on the Rights and Obligations of Civil Servants. The Agricultural University has three main sites of operation: Hvanneyri, Reykjavik and Reykir. Teaching obligations for the current position will be carried out at Hvanneyri and/or Reykjavik.

For further information Please contact Kristín Pétursdóttir, Head of Landscape Planning and Architecture (tel +354-433-0000;

The deadline for applications is October 20th, 2019

Applications should be sent to the AUI, preferably in electronic format to The application shall include certificates attesting to education and work experience, a list of publications, a summary of previous working experience (scholarly and other) and a letter of introduction, stating research interests and future ideas regarding teaching and knowledge transfer in the field of environmental sciences. The Agricultural University of Iceland reserves the right to reject all applications.

All applications will be answered once a decision has been made

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